Multimedia Project for University of Miami

In Multimedia, Spring '95, otherwise known as self-flagellation, we wrote lots of tools to manipulate sounds and images. This page demonstrates color edge detection and shows the value of detecting edges in all three color channels versus one gray scale channel.

Click on each image to get a larger view of the edges.

Conclusion

There were marginal gains in performing color edge detection. Color edge detection tends to perform better in color graphic images rather than color photographs due to the tendency to have more pronounced color edges. In general, despite having three times the information, color edge detection does not work three times as well as the the grey scale edge detection [an error occurred while processing this directive] Document last modified: Thursday, 09-Jun-2011 13:09:24 MST.